Thanks to the Yodeling Walmart Kid, Spotify streams of a 70-year-old song have jumped more than 2000%

Thanks to the Yodeling Walmart Kid, Spotify streams of a 70-year-old song have jumped more than 2000%

Yodelling Walmart Kid Mason Ramsey has taken the world by storm, from the numerous remixes to his performance on The Ellen Show, all thanks to his performance of the late Hank Williams' 'Lovesick Blues' in his local Walmart supermarket.

If you haven't seen the glorious spontaneous performance, please watch it below:

Ramsey is a global sensation. The video clip of his yodeling has garnered over 10 million views on YouTube thus far, and its popularity has propelled the song he performed forward on the streaming charts.

The number of streams of 'Lovesick Blues' — a song that is nearly 70 years old — by the country music pioneer has increased by a whopping 2452% over a period of two weeks (26 March to 9 April). The overwhelming reception has also propelled the track into Spotify's Global Viral 50 chart and Williams into the ranks of The Weeknd and Cardi B.

Released in 1949, 'Lovesick Blues' became William's first song to top Billboard's country singles chart, and remains one of Williams' biggest hit songs to date, though there's no doubt Ramsey has helped popularise it in this current moment.

Watch Mason Ramsey's performance on The Ellen Show:

Listen to Hank Williams' 'Lovesick Blues':

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